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The Mass Grave Beneath a Texas Suburb

The recent discovery of bodies of black prison laborers beneath a construction site in Sugar Land, Texas, is forcing the state to confront its difficult history.<p>When archaeologists discovered the intact skeletons of 15,000 free and enslaved Africans at a construction site in lower Manhattan in …

Black History

5 tips to nail your LinkedIn profile like a boss

LinkedIn has been around for a loooong time — since 2002, that is. Facebook was still a mere fantasy of Harvard underclassman Mark Zuckerberg, and …

Social Media

How To Create A Business Plan

Business plans have long been a critical document for new businesses. Are they still relevant? If so, what best practices and data can help you create a winning document that will help your business get the funding you need and ensure your venture lasts?<p>Before digging into the best way to craft a …

Small Business

4 Reasons Why You Should Stop Asking Generic Interview Questions

Hiring the right people requires asking the right questions. Unfortunately employers usually never do. Learn why the most common interview questions asked are often times the worst.<p>Here's something to think about. Why is it, that while there are almost an infinite number of questions that could be …

#BikingWhileBlack: NAACP and Black Motorcyclists Sue Myrtle Beach, SC, for Discrimination During ‘Black Bike Week’

The NAACP has joined with a couple and another man to sue the city of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and its Police Department over what they deem the …

Why It’s OK for Black People, but Not White People, to Use the N-Word, Explained (Again)

What’s up, my nigga? Long time no see.<p>What’s up? It’s been a while.<p>Also, you can’t use that word anymore.<p>The n-word? But I thought you loved that …

Green Lantern’s makers just saw Deadpool 2’s end credits — and now they want their ring back

They say that love and hate are just different sides of the same coin, right? Well, it’s starting to look as if the tongue-in-cheek jilted-lovers’ …

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

The Linksys router that prioritizes Xbox One gaming is now available

That router Linksys showed off at CES this year -- yes, the one that prioritizes gaming traffic from Xbox consoles -- is now available for purchase in the US. The WRT32XB is the first router designed to automatically detect any Xbox One, including the Xbox One S and the Xbox One X, and put it above …

Top Trainers Share How to Lose Weight in 2 Weeks

Want some effective strategies to get results ASAP? Here, fitness professionals share their best tips on how to drop weight in two weeks.<p>While you …

Homemade Vegetarian Lo Mein

This take on classic Chinese Lo Mein is a lightened up version chock full of veggies, whole grain noodles, and plant protein. Brown rice and millet …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

17 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes That Aren’t a Frozen Veggie Burger

Meat is always the star of the barbecue. But we think that’s unfair—fresh veggies (and fruits) work perfectly on the grill, too. Instead of resigning …

Dave Bautista Inspired Workout Program: Train Like Drax the Destroyer

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Advanced<p>Program Duration12 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>6<p>Time Per Workout45-70 …

Exercise

How to Become the Type of Person Who Works Out in the Morning

Rise and grind with tips from fitness trainers who've already mastered morning workouts.<p>You plan a workout for the evening, but then something comes …

An Incomplete List of Things Black People Should Avoid Doing so They Won’t Be Killed by Police

On Sunday, March 18, police in Sacramento, Calif., fired 20 shots at Stephon Clark, killing him. Clark was unarmed and in his own backyard, leading …

Justice

American Experience

Freedom Summer | Article<p>Fannie Lou Hamer<p>Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917, the 20th child of Lou Ella and James Lee Townsend, sharecroppers east of …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

It's never too early to start prepping for barbecue season—so go ahead and bookmark this.<p>Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill …

Report: Donald Trump didn’t help UCLA players get out of Chinese jail

This is how crazy college basketball has been during the 2017-18 season: Did you remember that three UCLA players, including LaVar Ball’s middle son …

10 Lies and Misconceptions About the Hood That We Need to Stop Spreading and Believing 

Today, East Liberty—a neighborhood in Pittsburgh’s East End—is a hypergentrified concentration of boutique hotels, upscale retail, luxury lofts and …

Home Depot

Welcome to the Age of Climate Migration

Hurricane Harvey, which hit Texas and Louisiana last August, causing $125 billion in damage, dumped more water out of the sky than any storm in U.S. …

This smartwatch doesn’t look like a smartwatch, and that's awesome

We get it: You want all the convenience and technological wonder of a smartwatch, but still want to attend grown-up parties without looking like an …

Healthy Zuppa Toscana

1. Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the sausage and cook on all sides until browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.<p>2. …

5 Things That Surprised Me About Eating Vegan

6 Things That Surprised Me About Going Vegan<p>You never really know until you try it.<p>February 17, 2018<p>Going vegan was something that I never thought …

Yogurt Marinating Is the Best Marinating

By Alex Delany<p>Why would you rub yogurt all over a piece of meat? Because it's delicious, that's why.<p>You probably don’t want to think about raw meat and dairy together. There’s something that just seems, well, gross about the whole thing. But trust us: Marinating meat in yogurt will change your …

Half of all multivitamins don't do what they claim — here's how to pick the right one

Millions of us take multivitamins daily to make up for any nutritional shortfalls, but new research suggests that we may not be getting what we paid for. Fully 46 percent of the multivitamins tested by Consumer Lab failed to live up to their labels. Researchers tested 35 popular multivitamins for …

Wellness

This vegetarian chili recipe with sweet potato is about to be your new go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Nutrition

If You’re Going to Make One Diet Change in 2018, Make It This One

Committing to a complete diet overhaul in the new year can be overwhelming, exhausting, time consuming, and frankly unsustainable. So my advice to …